Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of People's Rights & Social Research Centre & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/05/2016. The case relates to tribals residing in Madhya Pradesh who had gone to work in quartz/stone crushing factories situated in Godhra, Gujarat and after contracting the dreaded disease of Silicosis they returned back to their native places and later died. Supreme Court directs the State of Gujarat to pay an amount of Re.

Workers in fields and factories face an epidemic of heat-related injuries that will devastate their health, income and productivity as climate change takes hold, a major UN report has warned.

Emerging economies face as much as 10 per cent losses in working hours because of deteriorating thermal conditions in the workplace due to climate change, according to a new report released.

Chandigarh: A recent PGI study says most e-waste in the city is generated by refrigerators, at 36%.

TWO people were killed after a waste water treatment device exploded Sunday night in a chemical plant in east China's Shandong Province, local government said Monday.

Johannesburg - South African gold-mining companies, some of which are being sued for historical incidents of lung disease, formed a working group to pay compensation to affected workers and prevent

When the annals of corporate accountability, culpability and negligence in India are compiled, the erstwhile Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) is sure to top the list. But not far behind will be Hindustan Unilever (HUL). On4 March, HUL reached an out-of-court settlement with 591 of its former employees from the now defunct thermometer plant in Kodaikanal. The very fact it did is an acknowledgement that the workers were exposed to occupational hazards, something it had stubbornly denied for over a decade.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Souuthern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Southern Region Mines and Mineral based Workers Welfare Association Vs Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change dated 08/02/2016 regarding manual mining of beach sand minerals as against mechanized mining.

NGT asks Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to consider the representations of V.V.Minerals and Industrial Minerals India Private Ltd. seeking for relaxation of the condition of manual mining and shifting to mechanized mining of beach sand minerals.

Noting that outdoor air pollution increases the risk of cancer, World Health Organization (WHO) urged the governments of Southeast Asian region to tackle the issue with "urgency" as the area has 14

The owner of a gypsum mine that collapsed on Friday in Shandong province drowned early on Sunday morning in an apparent suicide while assisting rescue teams attempting to extract the 17 miners stil